Church Policy on Mediums and Channeling




What is the LDS statement on mediums or channeling?



Dear Geoff,

Mediums and channeling both fall under the umbrella of occult practices.  All such practices are covered by the following Church policy (General Handbook: Serving in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Section 38.6.12):

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